facts. After '67 was the famous Khartoom stance by the Arab countries of "No peace, no recognition, and no negotiation" when Israel was willing to give the Jordan the West Bank - the new name for that area - and Egypt was to get back Gaza. Jordan and Egypt claimed those two pieces of the Mandate allocated to the Palestinian Arabs following Israel's successful defense against all arab countries. There was no mention of any Arab Palestinian state, contrary to your Punjabi perspective. The hesitation you talk about was the THREE NO's at Khartum. That offer was not open ended, and it was mature, arab arrogance. As we all know, " The Palestinian Arabs never miss a chance to miss a chance." They had another chance from Oslo to the Intafada in 2000. Clinton's attempt to negotiate an agreement was rejected by Arafat who in turn orchestrated the Intafada.
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